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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Downtown parking meters garnering mixed reactions after first three years of operation

Nicholas Hunter and Caelin Mills September 26, 2018

Local business owners have started seeing the changes Kent City Council promised the new parking meters would bring to business since their installation in May 2015.Bridget Susel, the director of the Kent...

Business owners conflicted over effectiveness of downtown parking meters

Kaylee Peterson July 10, 2017

When the city of Kent installed 225 parking meters downtown in 2015, they did so to support Kent’s downtown businesses. However, some of those businesses don’t agree that the meters are serving their...

City of Kent Parking Meter

Downtown businesses split on installation of parking meters

Patrick Williams October 13, 2014

Kent business owners and managers are split on how they feel about the installation of 223 parking meters along some of the city’s busiest roads.“Parking meters always bring out lively discussion on...

City council votes for parking meters to help businesses

January 15, 2014

In response to complaints that parking spaces weren’t available for retail and restaurant businesses downtown, City Council voted Wednesday to approve the purchase of 262 high-tech parking meters to...

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